"times as many as"

*a* × *b* → *a* times as many as *b*

**OR**

*a* × *b* → *b* times as many as *a*

The solution to the equation is 20.

Angela was assigned 20 pages of reading for English class.

Note that, while equal to the same value, 4 times as many as 5 pages does not have the same meaning in the problem as 5 times as many as 4 pages.